You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Mamet’s ‘Redbelt’ set for Tribeca

Film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Jujitsu teacher

David Mamet’s “Redbelt” will preem at the Tribeca Film Festival in tandem with the ESPN Sports Film section of the fest on April 25.

In familiar Mamet territory, pic tells the tale of a jujitsu teacher (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who runs his Los Angeles training studio by the honorable samurai code until greed and corruption threaten his survival.

Ejiofor is joined by thesps Emily Mortimer, Alice Braga and Tim Allen.

“I am a fan of both the fight film and the samurai film,” Mamet said. “‘Redbelt’ is my homage to both.”

Film, produced by Chrisann Verges, will be released in Gotham and Los Angeles on May 2 and expand the following week.

Fest runs April 23-May 4.

More Film

  • Canal Plus

    Canal Plus Orders Thomas Lilti's 'Hippocrate' Medical Series

    David Mamet’s “Redbelt” will preem at the Tribeca Film Festival in tandem with the ESPN Sports Film section of the fest on April 25. In familiar Mamet territory, pic tells the tale of a jujitsu teacher (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who runs his Los Angeles training studio by the honorable samurai code until greed and corruption threaten […]

  • A Profile of Argentine Fantasy Genre

    Mar del Plata: Argentina on the Rise -- Demián Rugna

    David Mamet’s “Redbelt” will preem at the Tribeca Film Festival in tandem with the ESPN Sports Film section of the fest on April 25. In familiar Mamet territory, pic tells the tale of a jujitsu teacher (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who runs his Los Angeles training studio by the honorable samurai code until greed and corruption threaten […]

  • Coco Trailer

    'Coco' Stuffing 'Justice League' at Thanksgiving Box Office

    David Mamet’s “Redbelt” will preem at the Tribeca Film Festival in tandem with the ESPN Sports Film section of the fest on April 25. In familiar Mamet territory, pic tells the tale of a jujitsu teacher (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who runs his Los Angeles training studio by the honorable samurai code until greed and corruption threaten […]

  • Saoirse Ronan Greta Gerwig Playback Podcast

    Playback: Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan on 'Lady Bird' and Coming of Age

    David Mamet’s “Redbelt” will preem at the Tribeca Film Festival in tandem with the ESPN Sports Film section of the fest on April 25. In familiar Mamet territory, pic tells the tale of a jujitsu teacher (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who runs his Los Angeles training studio by the honorable samurai code until greed and corruption threaten […]

  • SGIFF: Singapore Festival Launches in Understated

    Singapore Festival Launches in Understated Style

    David Mamet’s “Redbelt” will preem at the Tribeca Film Festival in tandem with the ESPN Sports Film section of the fest on April 25. In familiar Mamet territory, pic tells the tale of a jujitsu teacher (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who runs his Los Angeles training studio by the honorable samurai code until greed and corruption threaten […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content